January 12, 1970 Pope Cautions Gowon on “Reprisals or Genocide” against Biafrans Pope Paul VI acknowledged today that the Nigerian authorities had promised to respect the human rights of their apparently defeated Biafran adversaries but he warned, as he did yesterday, against further bloodshed. He also sent a message to the Nigerian head…
January 31, 1968 Dick Tiger Joins Biafran Army Dick Tiger, world light heavy weight champion has joined the Biafran army. Tiger joined the Biafran army as a Lieutenant. “I know this is really a forgotten war as far as the rest of the world is concerned,” said Tiger. “Nobody really cares about Africa;…
Author by Artur Alves PereiraI never had the chance to meet Steiner or Taffy Williams another great Biafra fighter. Williams found his Biafran troops to be completely different from those who he commanded in Katanga.
A Personal History of Biafra
by CHARLES R. LARSON
Many of us—old African hands, like myself, and Chinua Achebe’s millions of readers—have waited for this book:
General Phillip Effiong, Ojukwu’s Deputy is Dead. November 08, 2003 THE defunct Biafran General who signed the surrender document with Colonel Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Phillip Effiong is dead, Radio Nigeria reported yesterday. Chief Effiong who held the chieftaincy title of Akakang Ibimo Ibom (the people’s sword ) was 78.
Ojukwu’s Call from Exile Statement issued through the Biafran Information agency in Geneva and reproduced verbatim in The Times, 16 January 1970. Three days ago I left the Republic of Biafra with certain members of my Cabinet as a result of a decision taken by that Cabinet in the interest of our people’s survival. Since my departure events have moved with such breathless speed that friends and foe alike have been left not only bewildered but confused.
At a time when the Will of the late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, is generating controversy, a Portuguese pilot,
President Of The Republic Of Haiti On The Recognition Of The Republic Of Biafra As A Sovereign State
The March 22, 1969 statement by DR. FRANCOIS ‘Papa Doc’ DUVALIER (April 14, 1907 – April 21, 1971), PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HAITI (from 1957 to 1971), On The Recognition Of The Republic Of Biafra As A Sovereign State.
Igbo people in Jamaica were citizens of the Caribbean island-nation of Jamaica that were a whole or a significant part descended from the Igbo people of what is now Nigeria.